Canandaigua driver airlifted from scene of serious crash on North Bloomfield Road

On Thursday at approximately 1:05 a.m., the City of Canandaigua Police Department responded to a rollover motor vehicle crash involving one vehicle on North Bloomfield Road.

An off-duty EMS worker who lives in the area heard the accident and immediately went to the scene to assist. Upon arrival, the vehicle had come to rest on its roof and the operator, identified as 37-year-old David Flansburg of Canandaigua was still inside.

Flansburg was able to climb out of the vehicle with the assistance of EMS personnel. He was subsequently airlifted by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Canandaigua Police investigated the crash and determined that Flansburg was traveling westbound on Buffalo Street in a Dodge Charger, when he attempted to turn north onto North Bloomfield Road.

Police say Flansburg lost control of his vehicle trying to navigate the turn causing the vehicle to go airborne and subsequently land on its roof.

The accident is still under investigation. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Accident Re-Construction unit was brought in to assist with the investigation.

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